18th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
Lilly and Waltraud part I

Lilly, 85, and Waltraud, 76, are a couple for 12 years. Waltraud was born as Walter and received her sex reassignement surgery in Germany in the 80s. About her partnership with Lilly she says: "I’ve never been so happy and fullfilled in my whole life!"

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 07.2020
Date Uploaded: 10.2020
Photo Location: Travemünde Baltic resort, Germany
Copyright: © Mirja Maria Thiel